MEETING POINT: By the Arch of Costantine. Looking at the arch, the right side with the colosseum.
SIGHTS VISITED: Colosseum, Arch of Costantine, Domus Flavia, Domus Augustana, Arch of Titus, Basilica of Maxentius, Temple of Romulus, Temple of Antonino and Faustina, House of the Vestals, Temple of the Divine Julius Caesar, The Senate
TOUR INCLUDES: Skip the line tickets, headsets for 6 or more people.
TIPS: Comfortable shoes, bottle of water, hat and sun screen in summertime. For further Tips and suggestions, please have a look at the Contacts & Info page.
OVERVIEW: A journey into the heart of Ancient Rome with its architecture, stories and legends. Million of visitors every year are stunned by the iconic Colosseum; a monument worldwide known because its timeless story. We will talk about this magnificent example of the roman architecture and why it was built. The different entertainments that took place inside will be told such as the story of the men who were in charge to entertain roman society: the gladiators. The archaeological park of the Colosseum includes the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. As the first site was a big area used by ancient romans as a meeting place, the Palatine hill is the place where the story of the city began. Let’s go to uncover the secrets of the Roman Forum deciphering its ruins. You will discover the temples to the roman pagan gods and the buildings where romans used to gather. We can’t miss to pay a visit to the spot where, according to the tradition, the body of Julius Caesar was cremated.
This tour doesn't run on the following days: Jan 1st, May 1st, Aug 15th, Dec 25th
For an immersive experience see also Arena floor tour
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